Stop Putting your photo on your resume

Did you notice that none of my kick ass resume templates have pictures on them? They don’t even have placeholders for your photo and this is by design (pun intended). There’s been a lot of debate over whether or not it’s a good idea to include a photo on your resume. The answer is no! Do not put your photo on your resume! No matter who tells you that it’s a good idea, don’t do it. I don’t give

How recruiters really work

You have a kick ass resume and ready to start your job search. Some people tell you to contact recruiters; they’ll help you find a job. If there’s one thing I’ve discovered though, it’s that most people HATE recruiters. Look at all the angry comments at the end of this post. When people think of Recruiters, they think of agents. When they think of agents, they think of someone like Ari Gold

What to do before quitting your job

You’re thinking of quitting your job. You feel that there are no career advancements. You’re getting paid less than you deserve. You’re not challenged. You feel you’re being mistreated. Whatever the case, you’ve polished up your resume and you’re ready to move on. Before you walk into your boss’ office and announce that you won’t be coming back tomorrow, you need a strategy. Ever dream of quitting your job like this? It worked for Marina Shifrin,